Chapter 5. Automated Optical Inspection, Object Segmentation, and Detection

In the previous chapter, we learned about histograms and filters that allowed us to understand image manipulation and create a photo application.

In this chapter, we will introduce you to the basic concepts of object segmentation and detection, which means isolation the objects that appear in an image for future processing and analysis.

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Noise removal
  • The basics of light/background removal
  • The thresholding operation
  • A connected component for object segmentation
  • Finding contours for object segmentation

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